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Northern New York Community Foundation Grant

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Northern New York Community Foundation (NNYCF)

Deadline Date:

10/22/21

Description:

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Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended to support innovative projects and initiatives in areas that include, but are not limited to, arts and culture, human services, health and wellness, and recreation. Funded projects must benefit the residents of Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.

Community Foundation grants are awarded to support programs and projects that are responsive to the evolving needs of the region in areas that include: human services, health and wellness, arts and culture, education, families and youth, conservation and environment, community development, recreation and more. Grant proposals are evaluated based on the quality of planning, leadership, support, funding available for disbursement, passion and vision clearly expressed in the application.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175550

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Northern New York Community Foundation community grant program allows tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to apply for grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are reviewed four times each year. The 2021 Grant Application Deadlines are as follows:
- Friday, January 22
- Friday, April 23
- Friday, July 23
- Friday, October 22

Grant applications are reviewed four times each year. Grant requests of $5,000 or less may be approved at the committee level. Larger grant requests are referred to the Board of Directors with a committee recommendation. Applicants will be notified of the grant award or denial by letter after the Board of Directors meeting.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=nnycf

Direct questions to:
- Kraig Everard, Director of Stewardship & Programs: kraig@nnycf.org
- Max DelSignore, Assistant Director: max@nnycf.org

Northern New York Community Foundation
Northern New York Philanthropy Center
131 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-7110
info@nnycf.org

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USA: New York: Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties

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